Who is the head of Austrade?

Who is the head of Austrade?

Xavier Simonet
Xavier Simonet commenced as the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) in April 2021.

WHO IS Austrade role?

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission—Austrade—contributes to Australia’s economic prosperity by helping Australian businesses, education institutions, tourism operators and governments as they develop international markets and promote international education; win productive foreign direct investment; and …

IS Austrade part of DFAT?

The portfolio consists of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS), the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Tourism Australia and the Export Finance and Insurance …

How many employees does Austrade have?

1,095 staff
Workforce and resourcing. At 30 June 2017, Austrade employed 1,095 staff,36 70 per cent of whom were employed in client-focused operations in Australia and overseas.

Where is Austrade based?

Austrade’s offices in Australia

Name Address
Austrade Sydney Level 7, Tower 3, International Towers, Barangaroo International Towers, Barangaroo Sydney NSW 2000
Austrade Wollongong SmartSpace | Suite 1, Ground Floor, Enterprise 1, Innovation Campus, University of Wollongong, Squires Way, North Wollongong NSW 2500

What does Austrade stand for?

The Australian Trade Commission
The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government’s agency for promoting trade, investment and international education.

How many Austrade offices are there?

Where we work. 121 locations at 30 June 2017, including 83 overseas locations in 49 markets, with 15 of those locations also providing consular services on behalf of the Australian Government.

What are the four services Austrade provides to Australian exporters?

Export Market Development Grants.

  • Grants and support for tourism businesses. Recruiting and training tourism workers. Tourism policy and strategy. News, research and publications.
  • Trade services.
  • What does Austrade provide for international investors?

    Market intelligence and investment opportunities – Austrade advises international companies on investment opportunities in Australia by providing: Tailored research on industry capabilities and opportunities. Advice on market developments, trends and forecasts.

    What does Australia import from Taiwan?

    Australian supplements, and high quality food and beverages are increasingly popular with health conscious consumers in Taiwan. Merchandise imports from Taiwan were worth $5.1 billion in 2020, led by refined petroleum, telecommunication equipment and parts, motorcycles and bicycles and computers.

    How Austrade can help?

    How Austrade can help

    • We can provide information about markets and industry trends in particular countries or regions, to assist in the development of investment plans, strategies or objectives.
    • We can make introductions to potential international partners, buyers and other in-market contacts.

    Who does FDI benefit?

    FDI creates new jobs and more opportunities as investors build new companies in foreign countries. This can lead to an increase in income and mor purchasing power to locals, which in turn leads to an overall boost in targetted economies.

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